Famous Masons

Many men throughout history have been members of our fraternity.

In these pages we will present you with them and try to impress upon you the great men that have been Masons.

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Photo of Bud Abbott Bud Abbott Comedian Actor

American actor, producer and comedian. He is best remembered as the straight man of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Lou Costello.

Photo of Roy Acuff Roy Acuff Musician

American country music singer, fiddler, and promoter. Known as the ?King of Country Music,? Acuff is often credited with moving the genre from its early string band and ?hoedown? format to the star singer-based format that helped make it internationally successful.

Photo of Charles Adams Charles Adams National Hockey League Developer

A native of Newport, Charles F. Adams was a successful New England businessman who went on to found the Boston Bruins in 1924, the first American franchise in the National Hockey League. A graduate of Newport High School, Adams’s business career began in his hometown and Springfield, Vermont before moving to the Boston area where he was the founder of the First National Stores grocery chain.…

Photo of John G. Adolfi John Adolfi Producer, Director

American silent film director, actor, and screenwriter who was involved in more than 100 productions throughout his career. An early acting credit was in the recently restored 1912 film Robin Hood. His urn at findagrave.com says he was born January 19, 1881.

Photo of Benjamin James Agajanian Benjamin Agajanian Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former American football player in Armenian origin. He was born in Santa Ana, California. A placekicker, he played college football at the University of New Mexico. He played professionally in the National Football League from 1945 through 1959, then in the newly formed American Football League for the Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers in 1960, 1961, and 1964.…

Photo of Buzz Aldrin Buzz Aldrin Astronaut

American engineer and former astronaut, and the second person to walk on the Moon. He was the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. He set foot on the Moon at 03:15:16 (UTC) on July 21, 1969, following mission commander Neil Armstrong. He is also a former U.S. Air Force officer and a Command Pilot.

Photo of Harold Alfond Harold Alfond Founder Dexter Shoe

American businessman who founded the Dexter Shoe Company and established the first factory outlet store.

Photo of Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong Astronaut

American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. Before becoming an astronaut, Armstrong was an officer in the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean War. After the war, he earned his bachelor?s degree at Purdue University and served as a test pilot at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics High-Speed Flight Station, now known as the Dryden Flight Research Center, where he logged over 900 flights.…

Photo of Henry Harley Arnold Henry Arnold General

American general officer holding the grades of General of the Army and General of the Air Force. Arnold was an aviation pioneer, Chief of the Air Corps (1938?1941), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, the only Air Force general to hold five-star rank, and the only person to hold a five-star rank in two different U.S.…

Photo of Harry Assu Harry Assu Kwagiulth Chief

Harry Assu, a Kwagiulth chief, helped lead his people on the journey from a traditional world inhabited by spirits and supernatural beings to the prosperous modernity of today.

Photo of Stephen Fuller Austin Stephen Austin Explorer

American empresario born in Virginia and raised in southeastern Missouri. Known as the Father of Texas, he led the second, and ultimately successful, colonization of the region by bringing 300 families from the United States to the region in 1825. In addition, he worked with the Mexican government to support immigration from the United States.

Photo of Warren Austin Warren Austin First U.S. Ambassador to UN

American politician and statesman who served as United States Senator from Vermont and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

Photo of Orvon Grover Autry Orvon Autry Actor Businessman

Better known as Gene Autry, was an American performer who gained fame as a singing cowboy on the radio, in movies, and on television for more than three decades beginning in the early 1930s. Autry was also owner of a television station, several radio stations in Southern California, and the Los Angeles/California/Anaheim Angels Major League Baseball team from 1961 to 1997.